Published Ahead-of-Print October 21, 2020

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Accuracy of Patient-Specific 3D-Printed Drill Guides for Pedicle and Lateral Mass Screw Insertion: An Analysis of 76 Cervical and Thoracic Screw Trajectories

Pijpker, Peter A.J.; Kraeima, Joep; Witjes, Max J.H.; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: October 21, 2020

Are Patient Outcomes Affected by the Presence of a Fellow or Resident in Lumbar Decompression Surgery?

Divi, Srikanth N.; Goyal, Dhruv K.C.; Galetta, Matthew S.; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: October 07, 2020

A Multidisciplinary Spine Surgical Indications Conference Leads to Alterations in Surgical Plans in a Significant Number of Cases: A Case Series

Benton, Joshua A.; Mowrey, Wenzhu B.; Ramos, Rafael De La Garza; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: September 24, 2020

The Association Between Endplate Changes and Risk for Early Severe Cage Subsidence among Standalone Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion Patients

Okano, Ichiro; Jones, Conor; Rentenberger, Colleen; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: August 26, 2020


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Preoperative Use of Higher-Strength Opioids has a Dose-Dependent Association with Reoperations after Lumbar Decompression and Interbody Fusion Surgery

Samuel, Andre M.; Lovecchio, Francis C.; Premkumar, Ajay; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: October 19, 2020

Impact of Pre-operative Platelet Count on Bleeding Risk and Allogeneic Transfusion in Multi-Level Spine Surgery

Chow, Jonathan H.; Chancer, Zackary; Mazzeffi, Michael A.; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: October 08, 2020


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Impact of Anterior Spondylolisthesis and Kyphotic Alignment on Dynamic Changes in Spinal Cord Compression and Neurological Status in Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: A Radiological Analysis Involving Kinematic CT Myelography and Multi-Modal Spinal Cord Evoked Potentials

Sakamoto, Takuya; Funaba, Masahiro; Imajo, Yasuaki; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: October 08, 2020

Sports-Related Cervical Spine Fracture and Spinal Cord Injury: A Review of Nationwide Pediatric Trends

Alas, Haddy; Pierce, Katherine E.; Brown, Avery; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: September 24, 2020

Development and Validation of Cervical Prediction Models for Patient-Reported Outcomes at 1-Year after Cervical Spine Surgery for Radiculopathy and Myelopathy

Archer, Kristin R.; Bydon, Mohamad; Khan, Inamullah; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: August 12, 2020


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Predictive Probability of the Global Alignment and Proportion Score for the Development of Mechanical Failure Following Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery in Asian Patients

Yagi, Mitsuru; Daimon, Kenshi; Hosogane, Naobumi; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: October 08, 2020

Restoration of Thoracic Kyphosis in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis over a Twenty-Year Period: Are We Getting Better?

Bodendorfer, Blake M.; Shah, Suken A.; Bastrom, Tracey P.; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: September 01, 2020

Parents’/Patients’ Perception of the Informed Consent Process and Surgeons Accountability in Corrective Surgery for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS): A Prospective Study

Chan, Chris Yin Wei; Chong, Jessamine Sze Lynn; Lee, Sin Ying; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: August 01, 2020


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Does Duration of Pain at Baseline Influence Longer-Term Clinical Outcomes of Low Back Pain Patients Managed on an Evidence-Based Pathway?

Jess, Mary-Anne; Ryan, Cormac; Hamilton, Sharon; More

SPINE. Post Acceptance: October 19, 2020